How to Delete a What­sApp Group Permanently

WhatsApp groups can be uncomfortable or pleasant depending on the group you are in. Some groups are very helpful and it makes sense to remain a member. Nuisance groups, however, should stop immediately. And if possible, you can also delete the group.

But how do you delete the WhatsApp group? It's not as easy as the Delete button. Why do you ask that? Because the delete button is not in WhatsApp by default. You must first leave the group to remove it. Confused? There is no need.


We clear up all your confusion on how to delete WhatsApp group in this post. Whether you are an administrator or simply a member, at the end of the message you will know how to permanently delete a group.

If you want to delete a group so that its members cannot communicate with each other, or in other words delete the group from the root, you must be the group administrator. We cover it below. However, if you are a member of the group and you just want to remove it from your own phone, you can also do so by following the steps.


Step 1: Open the WhatsApp you want to delete. Touch the information bar of the top group.

Step 2: Scroll down to the next screen and you will find the Exit Group option. Beat him. A pop-up window to confirm your decision. Press Close.


Finished, you will see that the group is still visible on your device. Because the group is not actually removed from your device, you are simply no longer a member of the group. This means that when you leave the group, you can no longer participate in group chats. To remove it from your ph go to step 3.


Step 3: On the same screen, you will see that the Close button has now been replaced by the Delete Group button. Touch it to remove the group from your phone. A pop-up window will appear. Press Delete.


If you delete the group by pressing the Delete button, it will be permanently deleted for you and all chats in this group will also be deleted from your phone. However, the group or group chat is not influenced by other members. They can still chat. They only get a message in the group that you left it.



As an administrator, you have the right to remove the group from your existence. This means that you can get rid of it permanently, so no one does anything about it. However, WhatsApp does not provide a direct way to do it.


As with other members, when they leave the group, if you press the exit button, you simply no longer participate, the group remains. If there are many administrators, the administrative rights remain with them. But if you were the only administrator, WhatsApp would accidentally become another administrator. Even if you get the Delete option when you leave the group, only the group's chat history will be deleted.


Follow the steps to delete the group as administrator:


Step 1: Open the group where you want to delete everyone. Touch the top view group members.


Step 2: Here is the interesting part. As an administrator the right to remove from the group. You must use this power and eliminate each member of the party individually. To do this, simply hold down the member's name and hit the Delete button.


Step 3: Repeat step 2 group members. After deleting everything, leave the group as shown above. After closing it, you will get the Delete button. Touch it to permanently delete the group.


This method works regardless of device or software. You can use it on Android devices (like Samsung, OnePlus, etc.) and iPhones.




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So here is how to delete a group as admin and member. To further ease your confusion about deleting a group, here are some frequently asked questions about bonuses.


If you are not the group admin and still want to completely remove the group from everyone's device, we are sorry to inform you that this is not possible. You cannot permanently delete the group without administrative permission. Only the administrator right to do so. Of course, you can simply delete the group from your own device as mentioned above.


Again, it is not possible to delete a group without exiting it. Since the delete option does not appear by default, you must first leave the group to receive the delete button. Deletion is only possible when you leave the group.

Delete group message

Unfortunately, WhatsApp does not currently grant administrators the right to delete a group message. For example, if a member sends an inappropriate message in the group, the admin does not have permission to delete it.


The message can only be deleted from the sender's side with the newly added Delete All feature.


If group member's spam messages are bothering you, the group restriction feature can be very useful. This feature allows you to configure the group so that only administrators can send messages and members can only read them.




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If you just want to delete the group chat from your device without deleting or leaving the group, that's also possible. Here are the step.


Step 1: Open the group chat to delete. Tap the three-dot icon in the top right corner and select More from the menu.


Step 2: Tap Delete Chat. In the popup you receive, tap Delete.


NOTE: Whether you delete the group chat as an administrator or as a regular member, the chat is not deleted on other members' devices.

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To avoid unnecessary group deletions, our sweet WhatsApp has hidden the delete function behind the exit button. Because groups are important, the administrator cannot delete the group directly. So be careful when removing it.


And that, dear friends, is the end of the story of how we lost WhatsApp groups.